Average Bench: 54.3% (790th of 1011)

more Based on 5,792 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 45.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 60.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 385 434
49.7 Write 214 263
85.3 Mixed 223 258
48.6 SusWrite 183 253
55.9% 251 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 18.1 23
27.5 4K Write 60.2 99.3
9 4K Mixed 13.3 16.1
76.3% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 123 180
49.6 DQ Write 125 221
14.9 DQ Mixed 22.6 24.4
44.9% 90.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free
Firmware: 0609
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 220 233 128 102 102 MB/s
Read 459
Write 261
Mixed 269
SusWrite 168
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 19.8
112% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 33.1
75% 152 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 27 216 200 229 230 MB/s
Read 355
Write 222
Mixed 231
SusWrite 182
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 13.4
80% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 14.3
61% 134 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 175 156 165 151 136 MB/s
Read 359
Write 196
Mixed 226
SusWrite 163
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 11.5
85% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 24.2
63% 130 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 212 222 229 221 220 MB/s
Read 412
Write 230
Mixed 245
SusWrite 219
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 13.9
65% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 23
40% 78.4 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 212 190 141 148 147 MB/s
Read 382
Write 236
Mixed 236
SusWrite 174
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 13.2
67% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 23.4
41% 80.7 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 142 120 106 130 129 MB/s
Read 381
Write 130
Mixed 242
SusWrite 131
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 12.7
62% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 22.7
40% 79.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,085 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 7,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $345

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